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Add 8/2 and 4/5

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 4/5

8/2 + 4/5 is 24/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 5 is 10
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 5 = 10,
    8/2 = 8 × 5/2 × 5 = 40/10
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 2 = 10,
    4/5 = 4 × 2/5 × 2 = 8/10
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/10 + 8/10 = 40 + 8/10 = 48/10
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 24/5
  6. In mixed form: 44/5

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